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Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
it? i don't buy it. it is a sad day for the city of detroit, and it's a day that we are seeing democracy in america completely undercut. earlier today, a federal judge ruled that detroit is officially eligible for chapter 9 bankruptcy. it's the -- it's the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the united states. here's the engineer, right here. governor schneider. it is a major blow to public employees. it is a major blow to union workers. but it's also a signal to the rest of the country that, you know what, if you don't get your fiscal house in order, this is what's going to happen, because this is now the template. don't think that other governors aren't thinking this way. especially on the conservative side. you see, pension means you've paid into something, and benefits are going to be slashed by the city. assets are going to be sold off and privatized. oh, yes. privatization. that's, of course, what the republicans want to do with everything. in fact, public workers aren't worth a damn. in fact, if we can't make a dollar in america, we're not in good. what do you
Dec 2, 2013 4:30am PST
be able to help them identify a upon suspect. >> oakland police are investigating the city's 84th homicide of the year. police say an oakland man in his 20's was shot and killed near intersection 580 before 10:00 last night. according to the investigators the victim was in front of a home and he was hit in the hold. he died at seen. our media party reports that the shooter drove away in a green car. there have been no arrests. >> 2-year-old boy who nearly drowned in a pond could make a full recovery after being underwater for ten minutes. the toddler would have died if not for the courageous responsibility firefighters. we hockey with the boy's rescuers. >> we rescued a child and it hit home and made we feel very grateful for my friends and family. >> saturday afternoon, the fire department paramedic jumped into this creek looking for a two-year old boy who fell in. she was up to her neck in nasty pond scum and time was running out because the child had been underwater for ten minutes. >> i realized he was sucked into the area under the road and i could barely see the white t-shirt and was
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
to last their ship are striking. in 100 cities they are striking, demanding pay. today's strikes are the latest move in a campaign that started last summer. the medium wage is slightly more than $900. >> the workers live in poverty, working in conditions. >> more than two and a quarter americans have non-management jobs with the top 10 fast food chains. anti-government forces, and the post soviet leaders issued solidarity. one is viktor yushenko, coming to power after the orange revolution in 2004. >> the protest scores have persisted for weeks. barnaby phillips reports from kiev. foreign ministers from across europe have come to kiev. this was a scheduled meeting of the osce. it's not in relation to the political crisis specifically, but you can imagine at that meeting ukraine is bound to feature and there'll be different preaches. for example, the general j the polish and the swedish for instances have been outspoken critic much russia's policy towards ukraine. but sergei lavrov, the russian foreign minister is here, and yesterday he condemned what he called n.a.t.o. inference
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
the city of detroit to proceed with its bankruptcy filing and shed up to $18 billion in debt. it's the largest public bankruptcy in u.s. history. the judge turned aside challenges from unions, pension funds and retirees who stand to have benefits cut. later, retiring mayor dave bing called for all parties to work together. >> we have got to start changing the conversation and we can't think that bankruptcy is the worst thing that ever happened to us. it can help us now because it will allow us once again to deal with the things that should have been dealt with over the last 20 or 30 years. the city cannot go forward with the kind of debt and liabilities that we have on our balance sheet. >> >> ifill: detroit's emergency manager, kevin orr, has said the city is now using 40 cents of every dollar collected to pay its debts. he warns that figure could rise to 65 cents without bankruptcy relief. >> major cuts in retirement benefits for thousands of state employees, and retirees, the legislature approved a bill that also raises the state retirement age. it is the latest effort to help
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
a business in a bankrupt city. detroit opens its very first distillery in 100 years. ♪ good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm morgan live from new york. this morning 26,000 commuters in new york city suburbs have to find another way to get to work. this after a train derailed yesterday just outside of manhattan. the accident left four dead and dozens injured and ntsb investigators have now recovered the train's data recorder and trying to determine exactly what caused the crash. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened but why it happened with the intent of preventing it from happening again. >> reporter: the train jumped the tracks just as it was getting ready to leave the bronx and cross into manhattan and 7 cars derailed with the lead car feet away from the hudson river. it happened along a curved section of the track and trying to figure out the excessive speed played a role. an al jazeera's john is here live from the bronx, john? >> morgan good morning. the hudson line of metro north railroad is one of the busiest commuter rail routes in the world. 2
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
liabilities detroit's bankruptcy plan, the ruling allowing the city to cut retiree pensions. >> joe biden's trying to find a diplomatic solution over disputes between china and japan. >> he's alive. >> what started as a recovery mission becomes a stunning rescue. the sole survivor of a capsize at sea stuck from days on the bottom of the atlantic. >>> a good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. it's good to have you with us. i'm drait. in a major development. the engineer of the train apparently admitted to a nunion representative that he nodded off at the controls. it happened while the train travelled at 82 miles per hour. the ntsp removed the commoout ear rail employees union, citing a breach of confidentiality when they talked to the media. >> al jazeera correspondent has the latest on the investigation. >> for the first time since the metro north train derailment leaving four dead and dozens injured attention is shifting from mechanical failure, focussing on the train's engineer. >> based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functions properly. >>
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00am EST
be special prayer position set up in different cities around the country where people can go, leave memories, sign letters to nelson mandela and demonstrate their interest at remembering this man at various places around the country. it's going to be a very, very busy and historic week. >> allen we'll be checking with you soon. thank you so much. >>> and in los angeles many are paying their respects to nelson mandela as well. he visited the city after his release to prison in 1990. brian rooney is in los angeles and joins us from the first earchafrican methodist church. tell us more about that, and about any special services happening there today. >> he actually came here, only a few months after his release from prison, in june of 1990. and nelson mandela was always kind of a focus. this was one of the leading churches in all of los angeles. a real community center. and they always held a candle for nelson mandela during the american years of civil rights struggle, and in those years when he was in prison they felt a connection to him which was completed when he actually came here in 1990.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
of a city block. >> there were multiple gunshots fired. >> it can track a gunman thousands of miles away. >> if you can track it then you can predict it. >>> severe winter storms are causing power outages and caused so much trouble with traffic across the country. temperatures in north dakota plunged to 20 degrees below zero over the weekend. winter weather advisories are in effect from vermont to virginia as the system moves east. we have more on all of this weather across the country. jaleel la. >> the conditions across washington, d.c. to new york city are alley deteriorating. look at the traffic cam right now. the roadways empty. they should be empty. look at that snow piled up on the roadways. that's the scene in washington, d.c. very different scene in new york city. cloudy skies for sure. don't worry, the snow and the sleet is on the way, and temperatures are going to plummet as we track on into the evening hours. take a look at the map here behind me. as a matter of fact, this is i-70 just east of i-270 right outside of frederick, maryland. the roads are looking horrible right no
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
and services exports a dangerously high level of toxic dust from china and blankets the capital city some of that fills the issue of mind this morning for the first time ever the stores and more next on prime time. to put any assets thursday to suffer fest here in korea lot from seoul. i need to pay them come and thank you so much for joining us. we begin with some welcome news for the nation into on the korean tradition of making and sharing and she paid unesco's intangible cultural heritage of humanity list on this thursday korea time for more details on how the decision came about and what this means for the country. we connect live on the phone to professor pat sent me from azerbaijan she's a member of the world heritage section of the cultural heritage committee and she took part at the eighth annual unesco world heritage conference thank you very much for joining us and congress to link fence. you couldn't be well first off tell us what the atmosphere there was like at the moment the decision was made and what does it mean to be on this unesco blacks. i'm going. yes that is why. in
Dec 7, 2013 6:30pm PST
to allow square and jonas by the nation's largest city. bail for the flies in front of the scratching among the people of god's messages expressing thanks to the on the up up neatly kept on praising his achievements more times from different ethnic groups formed long lines to sign the book of condolence the debate. what is that pride. it's these people so disconnected want tod a small memorial site is called mum to allow him to stay honest. they'll be below the state funeral that somebody in the eastern village elder who knew what happened to walk through the six man suspected of stealing a truck carrying a load of radioactive material in mexico are in hospital for possible radiation exposure a group of gunmen hijacked a truck outside mexico city on monday. he was carrying include holds sixty a radioactive substance used for medical applications police later found the radioactive substance about sixty km away the sleeves had removed the radioactive material from its protective case. health officials say six men aged between sixteen and thirty eight this to the hospital between light dusting
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
out money from my check to go in to my pension. and the city was supposed to put out an equal amount of money. they didn't fund it like they were supposed to but they got my money, and then they sit around now and they're going to renig on the promise that we got. >> i'm going to talk about how wall street is screwing detroit retirees out of their pensions. >>> today congress managed to get it together to pass something unanimously. it was a bill with "loose change" in the title. [ male announcer ] this duracell truck has some very special power. ♪ [ toys chattering ] it's filled with new duracell quantum batteries. [ toy meows ] [ dog whines ] [ toy meows ] these red batteries are so powerful... that this year they'll power all the hasbro toys donated to toys for tots. want to help power some smiles? duracell. trusted everywhere. >>> we don't want one penny cut from the city of detroits employees. >> about 20,000 workers were promised pensions. a federal judge ruled today that detroit is eligible to go forward with it's chapter nine bankruptcy. it's the largest city in u.s. histor
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
up at 238. as you continue to drive south, it gets a little bit better in union city and it slows in fremont. 7:03. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. >>> the investigation continues into an early-morning fire at a san jose mobile home. it started shortly after 2:00 this morning near monterey road and firefighters still have not located the elderly man who lives in the unit. ktvu's katie utehs is live on the scene with the new information about this mobile park. good morning, katie. >> reporter: good morning, tori. i just got off the phone with san jose fire's public information officer. he says now that it is daylight, the plan to move forward, research this mobile home. as you can see, it's completely gutted. early this morning they got through 80% of the home. they still need to search through the kitchen. they hope that will give them more identification or contact info as they try to find the elderly man who lived here. they do not believe he was home at the time of the fire. let me show you some video and some pictures of the flames and smoke coming from the mobile home at
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
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Dec 5, 2013 8:30pm PST
and two point five. dance month shouted the capital city on thursday morning and worsen throughout the afternoon at four pm local time the average hourly density of pm two point five weeks to ninety three micrograms per cubic meter. this exceeded the city's safety standard of eighty five micrograms of a nanny two hour period. still officials urged all kindergartens and schools in the city to suspend the outdoor activities. they also advise the elderly and people with respiratory illnesses to stay in killings while graham asks when going outside seoul began releasing observation data at five pm two point five in october amid growing concerns about the fine particulate matter of writing on weekends from china. it is the only local government in the country to release xd down. cause personal information and going across south korea and malaysia has become a serious problem in western and southern parts of the country especially near the border with china. chantal slums along gulf coast of oman floodplain their agents like him as developing their habitat and caused a sea change and bab
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
people have been killed. the collision occurred at a crossing in the city. the truck was carrying 24,000 liters of gasoline. it exploded in flames. the railway operator says at least four people have been killed and about 90 others injured. a local tv station quoted witnesses as saying the crossing gate was not lowered on one side of the tracks. >>> hundreds of riders have set fire to police vehicles in singapore after a bus hit and killed a bangladeshi worker. 18 people, including police, were injured. mainly foreign workers rioted on sunday night. the district is populated by indian and bangladeshi workers. police and security forces were deployed to contain the riot. 27 people were reportedly arrested. observers say an increasing number of foreign workers are unhappy about how they are being treated by their employers. last year bus drivers from china staged a massive strike. rioting is rare in singapore. >>> people in the central philippines are piecing together their lives. one month ago, an unprecedented storm wiped out parts of their homeland. ty typhoon haiyan killed nearly 6
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
francisco and chilly in oakland and redwood city. 44 degrees in san jose and 50 along the coast at half moon bay. what we will have is a cold snap visiting us this week and that is going to start tonight so dust off the electric blankets we have a cold snap that will bring if a possibility of precipitation for parts of the central coast but it passes out and we are going to be experiencing and wind and a temperature drop. more on that in the seven-day forecast but we do have a couple of problems in the traffic department. not quite sure if this due to fog but if you are headed along the altamont pass westbound 580 at grant line, we have a stall there and that is slowing things down as you make the push in the westbound direction. when you reach vasco you have top speeds to the dublin interchange. drive time traffic shows 80 westbound from albany to the maze is four minutes. 880 southbound from fremont to san jose is 15 minutes. 280 northbound from 101 to cupertino is 10 minutes. outside it is going to be the san mateo bridge making the push in the westbound direction from hayward to foster c
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
york city for an hour and a half. in july a freight train derailed close to the spot of yesterday's derailment. no one was hurt in that i incident. in may a track worker was hit and killed in westhaven. that same month a train derailed and struck a westbound train. 72 people were hurt. one of the people killed in yesterday's crash was headed to midtown manhattan to work on the upcoming christmas tree at rockefeller center. james lavell was an audio technician for the "today" show. at 7:00, the "today" show will remember him. also, new york governor andrew cuomo will be live with the latest on this investigation. >>> happening today, public safety leaders in virginia will spend their last meeting of the year talking about a big issue in northern virginia. the state crime commission will talk about a new law aimed at cracking down on cigarette smuggling. last week news 4 i team took you undercover inside the markets smugglers are making big money taking advantage of the cigarette tax and then selling them at a higher price in other states. at today's hearing leaders will recommend a
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
people. wonderful city. >> they all invited us out to dinner. >> would you like to come over and have some dinner with us. they are just very polite. >> very polite. >> gracious people. >> mike barnacle is here. >> mike you have a prediction coming off last night. >> seattle is going the super bowl. >> they took apart new orleans. >> stopped them. >> what happened? when did they become such a great team? >> that's a good question. and i think if russell wilson and the seattle seahawks played on the east coast russell wilson would be the face of the national football league. but he plays in seattle. might as well be playing in beijing. you don't hear a whole lot about him. the kid is incredible. there would be no rg3. it would be russell wilson. >> i hate people who are so east coast centric. >> it's awful. >> is ellsbury going to detroit? that's what everybody right now in san antonio is asking. >> he could be going to seattle, 140 million. could be going to detroit, seattle, maybe texas. >> this is stuff you talk about usually before the show or during the break. in washington we hav
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
respects. he visited the city after being released from gaol. brian rooney is in la. how are the people there remembering nelson mandela? >> this is one of the most prominent, probably the most prominent black church in los angeles. a lot of people met nelson mandela, thought and prayed about him. they feel a connection to him. they have several services this morning. one dedicated to nelson mandela. the music is fantastic. i'd like to take a moment to take a listen to it. [ singing [ singing ] >> and, of course, there was words of remembrance from the pu pulpit about nelson mandela. >> he dismantled from his prison sell. the giant and the ungrateful wronged giant of apartheid. he disassembled it and brought about hope and liberation not only for himself, but peace-loving people throughout south africa. >> people felt a connection to nelson mandela here. many met here. we spoke to a paritioner who has been here 27 years. one of the most memorable days of her life is when she met nelson mandela. >> i will always remember is that. what is a blessing to meet this gentleman. the one who tol
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
happened to the city of brotherly love? you won't believe what the two women accused of starting the whole thing were fighting over. >>> plus, what may be a kidnapping caught on tape. now the search is on for the woman seen in this surveillance video being dragged away by an unidentified man. it's all "happening now." ♪ ♪ç jon: good morning to you on this thursday, i'm jon scott. jenna: hi, everybody, great to have you today, i'm jenna lee, more on those stories in just a moment but first, more trouble for obamacare. jon: according to a new harvard university poll, less than one-third of uninsured young people are actually planning to sign up for insurance on the health care exchange. and young people are key to the law's success because they're the ones needed to offset the cost of insuring older, less healthy people.ç without them policy experts say obamacare and its numbers simply will not work. jonah goldberg is a fox news contributor and editor at large of "the national review" online. lynn sweet is washington bureau chief for the "chicago sun-times". i want to start with a lo
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
for a suspect in a deadly overnight shooting. police say a man was shot outside around 10:00. it was the city of oakland's 84th homicide of the year and police are asking witnesses to come forward. >>> we have new information now about the man who was hit and killed by a car friday night near the dunn bar ton bridge. police say he was walking on the east bay side of the bridge when he was hit by a westbound car. investigators say alcohol was not a factor for the driver. it still isn't clear why he was walking along the bridge. >>> time is 5:07. the a-gender teenager that was set on fire along an oakland bus may be back in school as early as today. sasha fleischman came home on tuesday after spending 24 days in a burn unit. the teenager was attacked three weeks ago when sleeping on an ac transit bus when the skirt sasha was wearing was set on fire. the boy that admitted to setting sasha on fire is still in jail. >>> meanwhile this youtube video led to calls for a public meeting. the transgender student reported being bullied before this fight. bullying and violence won't be accepted and tonigh
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
can't imagine what that feels like. 20 below is the windchill in minneapolis. 4 below in kansas city and several areas is still without power from texas into oklahoma and arkansas. it feels like it is down around zero right now. it's not going to warm up all that much. our next storm system making its way into california. storm one is exiting the southeast where we have some rain still falling down through georgia and into south carolina. this next big storm system brings snow throughout portions of the highest elevations in california. and then eventually move into salt lake city and denver, as well. watch as we go throughout the rest of the weekend as the snow continues to develop. by early tomorrow morning through the plains, especially into nebraska and then eventually moving up into iowa and into wisconsin. but here on the east coast, we'll start off as snow especially through areas like philadelphia into baltimore and then eventually the rain will take hold. by 8:00 sunday evening, that's when we should see some snow in the new york city area and then that pushes up into centra
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
andrew cuomo says the pictures and video can't truly capture the devastation of the new york city train derailment that killed four people and sent 67 more to the hospital. the ntsb has the two black boxes which could provide critical clues to figure out what caused the crash. the conductor was rounding a sharp curve in the bronx, one taken by conductors dozens of times each day, but this time it resulted in chaos. >> i was on the right side of the train. and i started to feel it starting to tilt. and i could see the ground coming towards my face. at which point the train listed again to the left side and then started to roll back and fort. it was tossing me like a rag doll. >> some of the things the ntsb team is looking at, speed, track conditions, maybe mechanical problems as well as taking standard drug tests on the crew. we'll have a live report from the crash scene in our next half hour. >>> a memorial is growing for "fast & furious" star paul walker, including flowers from co-star tyrese gibson who openly went yesterday. walker was a passenger in a car that flew off the road, cras
Dec 1, 2013 11:30pm EST
involved in a new york city train derailment. tonight we're a learning more about the four people killed as investigators try to find out what went wrong. >>> a crime scene outside an nfl stadium. one person dead after struggle in the parking lot. >>> and the d.c. man offers a thousand dollar reward for an arrest in this week's sex assault in upper northwest. why he's trying to bring closure to someone he's never met. >>> good evening. we begin tonight with the investigation into that deadly commuter train derailment in new york city. investigators have recovered the train's black box data recorder. it will help them learn what was going on at the moment of the crash. four people died. tonight police identified those victims. two were women, two were men. one of them was headed to new york city to work on the rockefeller center christmas tree. more than 60 people were also injured in the crash. nbc's jay gray talked to survivors on that train. >> tonight investigators say they located the black box in the wreckage in the metro-north commuter train which could provide key data from the ac
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
international charities that are helping these people, but food and water are limited in the city. there are almost half a million people around the country who have lost their homes. the french have sent a fighter plane flying low over the city in a way to intimidate the seleka and anti-balaka fighters. the big question is when will the people go home, will they want to go home. more than 100 people have been killed. the situation outside bangui is also very unstable. >> very disturbing images coming out of the central african republic. on the home front it's a chilly day across the north central plains. minnesota reaching a high of 2. typically they are around 29. the cold air is pushing all the y down into texas. it's chilly in dallas, climbing to a high. around 60 degrees. the cold front that swept across the united states, killing 11 people, mostly in car accidents before people died in southern california due to hypothermia pushed offshore. there's another storm making its way and there has been multiple car accidents along i-5. we urge people to use precaution. there's snow
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am EST
reports from bangui. >> foot patrols in the city of bangui. it's new to the city, but reassuring to many. they are mere to assure people in opening up shops. there's no food and little medicine. there's little the french can do between the growing sectarian between muslims and christians >> translation: we have been here for thousands of years. the anti-balaka are killing us. >> this is where the christians are, at the airport under the protection of french and african forces. there'll be another 2,500 soldiers soon, heading out to parts of the country where hundreds of lost their homes. too late for the people in this country. this hospital is completely empty. it used to treat hundreds of people. what happens here on friday night and in the early hours of saturday is horrific. seleka forces went inside and dragged out injured people here, killing at least 10. nine months ago the rebel group seleka marched into bangui bringing with it thousands of fighters. the man that led the rebellion is holed up in the military base. he won't accept that power is slipping away. how can you call you
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am PST
of that deadly train derailment in new york city. this is video of rescue workers earlier this morning trying to lift the cars that went flying off the tracks on sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 others. we're told that investigators recovered the events recorder, the black box. we're in the process to figure out exactly what happened. our laura ingle is live on the scene of the she will bring us a live report in a couple minutes. >>> right now, today's top headlines and brand new stories you will see here first. jenna: the deadline to fix the obamacare website comes and goals. the white house says it met its goal but is the site really working and what is the political fallout? we'll go in depth on both those topics. it is cyber monday, you might have noticed with your email in box. how you can get a really good deal on travel do and -- today and what every bar gun hunter needs to know. >>> on the scene where a police helicopter crashed into a crowded pub. we're live with the story. it is all "happening now." jon: well, it is a critical test for the obamacare website, jus
Dec 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
establishing a clinic in redwood city. >>> world aids day was celebrated locally at the national aids memorial grove in san francisco's golden gate park. more than 600 people gathered for today's ceremonies. the founder of the black aids institute said those who succumb to the disease should not have died in vein. >> every man that's in that cirquele, for every person who is naemed or not named who has been lost to this disease, we owe it to them to bring about the end of this epidemic. >> he was referring to the growth circle of friends. the ceremony was concluded with supporters gathering for the reading of the names of those embraced into the circle. >>> still ahead on abc 7 news at 6:00, why oakland airport has seen a huge decline of flyers since 2007. >>> plus, what american shoppers are purchasing this holiday weekend. >>> and how a seracha plant forced shut down is making light of the stinky situation. >>> how you can help us feed the bay area this holiday season. visit the abc7 facebook page and take the pledge to give where you live. with each pledge we'll donate $1 in your honor to t
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
fired tear gas and rubber bullets, but on wednesday, the city looks like a different face. demonstrators are cleaning the streets. the change in atmosphere is due to the king's birthday tomorrow, he celebrates his 86th birthday. >> translator: this is a time for cleaning up before paying respects to our king. >> government officials and protest leaders took a break from hostilities on tuesday ahead of the king's birthday in an about face, security authorities allowed demonstrators to enter the compound of the prime minister's office. the move diffused some of the tension by allowing protesters to gather in the center of power. they later left the compound shouting that they'd won. the royal thai family is one of the most enduring monarchs in southeast asia. the king has no political power but is greatly admired. prime minister yingluck has avoided further bloodshed in the days leading up to the king's birthday. on tuesday she made a televised speech to call for unity, but protesters have not called for an end to the influence of her older brother and prime minister thaksin shinawatra. he
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
there is more in the way of rain today and new york city with the quick burst of snow it will get washed out before another round moves in and we have a number of advisories posted and travel plans along i-95 you will encounter slick spots and give yourself plenty of time and of course make sure that you provide a little bit of extra space between you and the car ahead of you as well. across the great lakes we will see some light flakes of snow falling and as far as accumulation we will see more of that as we get in the day on tuesday, this is the timing of what we are dealing with today and through the morning and conditions will clear out and see a break in all the action and by tuesday we will be on the backside of the storm system, more moisture moves in with the cold air already if place and by tuesday morning snow moves right back into new york city and it looks like we will be in for the same conditions as we dealt with the last round and get the snow and freezing rain and plain rain before everything wraps up across the area. in the plains it's the dense fog causing problems in dalla
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
francisco will hold its own memorial for mandela wednesday at 8:00 a.m. it will be in the city hall rotunda. former mayor willie brown has been asked to organize the service. . >>> let's head over to rosemary orozco. we have the oakland holiday children's parade today. hoping for some good weather for that. >> it will be dry. bring the winter coat. you will need it again. behind this system cold air spilling into the bay area, could be breezy for some of us into the afternoon. it will be a chilly one. we'll struggle in the upper 40s the sun is shining it's makes its way up. another, i don't know, minute or two until the fish sunrise. we might be right up on it. we're clearing out this morning. let's look at some of the rainfall totals over the last 24 hours. .47 in napa. .4 in santa rosa. almost .3 for oakland, san francisco picking up almost .4. san jose picking up .13. we have seen snowfall in areas right around the santa cruz mountains, right over the summit, mount st. helena has reported a little snow. northern areas of napa county reported some snow yesterday. a few sprinkles that ma
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am EST
of them here in the ruins city of tacloban her story of survival is not a happy one. she takes me to and a ba to an d building. >> she lost her home and she now has to figure out how to feed her younger siblings. she is now a sex worker and gets paid as little as six u.s. dollars. i'm forced to do this because of my siblings. i don't know how they can survive. because we are poor and we always have to scrape for everything. i feel jealous. i know girls like me should be going to school everyday. but what can i do? i have to work. i have to help my pairchlts paro provide for my siblings especially now. typhoon haiyan struck the fill philippines a month ago. 10% of the country's population has been affected. >> the government is unable to provide for the millions of people that need food and shelter and medical. cash for work programs help employ thousands a an thousandss say it helps bring back their sense of dignity. one of the big problems is security. the u.n. estimates that 300,000 people may have already been exploded. explode -- exploited. many in places that they are looking
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
. weather officials in shanghai are asking residents to stay indoors air pollution in the chinese city has hit a record high on sunday. the density of tiny airborne particles known as pm two point five reached its highest level since. city officials started publishing the day in june of last year he was two hundred twenty micrograms per cubic meter the safety level in japan is seventy. the air remain heavily polluted on monday the twenty four hour average for pm two point five reached two hundred and fifty nine micrograms per cubic meter shanghai authorities are asking citizens to stay indoors to avoid breathing that they are. kindergartens and schools have canceled all extracurricular activities air pollution in china worsens during the winter as people start using coal fired heaters. greenpeace says the government should do more to tackle fine airborne particles. particularly if it hopes to host the twenty twenty two winter olympics in beijing greenpeace as priests in their released the results of a study on pm two point five around the capital chinese authorities announced in september
Dec 8, 2013 8:30pm PST
the prime minister's office in the final showdown the city government is influenced by a nice brother the former prime ministers thompson channel on the lead of the largest opposition party the pc to return to one said more than one hundred and fifty parliament members from his party will resign in nashua support for the print ads. it's been in almost a month now. and we've been waiting on the government to show its responsibility. sent out to the people. so that the country condemned stock of france. i may seem like said on sunday that she's ready to call the elections the ep. i knew when to dissolve the house to resign in the face a serious condition that can stop all the coughing you know. a non candidate protesters joined major political party don't accept the results of the errant and it would only prolong the conflict. south korea has officially announced expansion of its air defense identification sound to me john boundaries will partially open laughed and said japan and china south korea's defense ministry said on sunday that the expansion will go into effect on the standard f
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
grips the south, just as a new storm is preparing to shock the northeast. cities literally paralyzed with hundreds of thousands of folks out of power. >>> plus, jobs are up, unemployment is down and your 401(k) just got bigger. what friday's jobs report says about how the economic recovery is really doing. your "new day" starts now. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm poppy harlow. >> i'm vithtctor blackwell. it's good to be here this morning. this is "new day saturday." a korean war veteran is safely on a flight to san francisco right now. north korea freed 85-year-old merril newman friday night after detaining him for more than a month. newman was in good spirits when he arrived at beijing's airport. listen. >> i'm very glad to be on my way home and i appreciate the tolerance that bprk tolerance has given me. >> how do you feel now? >> feel good. feel good. >> what are you going to do, first thing? >> i'll go home and see my wife. >> i know she's waiting for him. cnn's athena jones is covering the story in washington for us. athena, good morning to you, why was newman in north korea to
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
at the timing. lots of cold air in place. on 4 o'clock that's when we'll see the snow in new york city. it looks like we may not see much, but we are finally seeing the snow come down past new york, and then we'll get a mix of the warmer air surge from the south and the wintry weather will change to rain, so the monday morning commute will be a bit nasty. >> breaking news out of iraq where 16 are dead after a series of bombings across baghdad. it occurred in are predominantly shiite muslim district. violence in iraq has reached levels not seen in years. >> south korea raised the stakes expand its air defense zone. it follows a move by china. the south ean and chinese areas overlap. japan says they'll talk with their neighbours about access. >> it's a direct response to china's extension of its air zone. that extension overlaps seen's air defense zone and pertinently japan's one. china and japan over the island. that's an area includeing a reef. there is a south korean scientific research station built on that, it has a helipad on it and is under de facto south korean control. because of an accid
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
visited the city in 1990 after his release from prison. brian rooney is live outside that church. explain to us why that church is such a special connection to nelson mandela >> reporter: well, it's one of the most prominent churches in all of los angeles, and it is a community focus. it's always been involved. and back in the days when nelson mandela was in prison and america was going through its civil rights era, there was a special connection. people here were inspired by nelson mandela andrew strength from him. and then to have him come and visit only a few months after he got out of prison was quite a big event here they have been remembering him in church services all day. and i would like to take a listen for a minute here they just do wonderful services here ♪ ♪ amen. ♪ amen. ♪ amen. ♪ >> reporter: we have with us now one of the leaders of those services, senior pastor j. edgar boyd. thanks for being with us. >> thank you. >> i wondered: how do you, in a relatively brief service, how down memorialize this man? >> it's almost impossible to memorialize him because it is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
at the soccer city stadium. it conceded 95,000 people. it was the site of the 2012 world cup final and known as the kalabash. it's a cooking pot shaped in the form of a cooking pot. wednesday to friday nelson mandela's body will lie in state in the union building in pretoria. that's the official residents of the current president jacob zuma. there'll be many memorial services throughout the country during the three days. there'll be a state funeral. however, we have information because at that funeral nelson mandela's family and the world will say goodbye to the first nobel peace prize laureate and will be attended by world leaders, the president, mrs. obama, david cameron and his wife. the final details of the state funeral have not properly been worked out. it is reported to be sunday 15th, but it's not guaranteed. that will be the day hes buried in his ancestral home. it's 450 miles since johannesburg. that is the site of the - of three of his children and close family members. it's in a place like this that nelson mandela. madeba, will lie in peace forever. >> that was al jazeera's john
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:30pm PST
and now philadelphia is really feeling it. a blanket of snow already covering the city. meteorologist janice dean is in the fox extreme weather center with more. j.d.? >> at this time in the next hour oo so or in an hour or two we're going to see the snow moving into new york city. delays all over the northeast i-95 corridor as we go through the next 6 to 12 hours we're going to see significant delays up towards new york and boston tomorrow, interior sections as well. call ahead. if you're at the airport, expect those delays and cancellations, unfortunately. let's go out in time and show you where we'll see -- see the pink on the map? that's freezing rain and sleet. we could see a significant accumulation into this evening, into the overnight. that's new york. mainly a rain event but we're going to see snow and then a change over into that wintry mix and then an all-rain event starting in the afternoon and then towards the afternoon the dinnertime, up towards new england and then we'll be done with it. however, over the next 6 to 12 hours, things are going to be tricky. there's our fo
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
cities are picking up quickly, some aren't. keep are you going to looking for work or have you given up? caller: i will keep looking. fairs, i apply for work every day. i search for jobs every day, update my resume. i talk to all those people that i am supposed to talk to. i even tried to get back to school. it is difficult for some people. ,ost: three lines this morning for under 30, 31 to age 50, and 51 and over. our next caller -- caller: i spend a lot of time intel has see helping people for my business fraternity and different organizations looking for jobs, especially coming out of college or even if you are a currently in college. tallahassee is growing really quickly. we added a lot of different jobs here. -- ild say the only issue am definitely very optimistic about the job market. jobsnk there are a lot of out there, especially if you spend a lot of time looking at them and filtering through them. especially like the universities. i think the issue that we are having is so many of these jobs and 1010ng for five years experience or they will exchange out for education, for a co
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
thoughts of what is next. span, we are featuring the history and literary scene of the northern idaho city and on american history tv and booktv, 5:00 eastern time on c- span3, we will air our look at the area's connection to the area nation and its leader, richard butler, and how concerned citizens fought against the group. here is a preview. >> an aerospace engineer who retired in the mid-70's and moved with his wife betty and they bought property and he make the land and property a nonprofit church. that was basically the birth. 1981, they burned the first cross there on the property and started holding annual world congresses. >> richard butler was not a person that was dynamic and he was not a great speaker, but he was quite effective at publicity. lot ofas able to get a publicist he not only with the national media, but even at times international media. i think they were fascinated with the idea that he created these two organizations. it was somewhat unique in the sense that his political arm, which was neo-nazi are really not the nasty datsun -- doctrine, the political arm, and th
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
the tree. december 203rd is also the new court could cut future payments to the city's pension systems as part of the bankruptcy. some good news for the motor city reporting the best sales month and six and a half years. sales climbed nearly 9% in november. much more still ahead. vice-president joe biden does nothing to ease tension in the south china sea. in fact, he blasts the territorial claims and its air defenses down and former secretaries of state kissinger and schulz lay out the strategy to stop the iranian marched to a nuclear break up. judith miller, dr. while the ferris join us. also, the latest math, reading and is tied -- science test scores of u.s. students revealing the new promise of a new age of american exceptional as an. the shocking statistics for you in tonight's "chalk talk". we're coming right back. ♪ president obama pushing his troubled health care plan. and he says no matter how much it stinks', it is not going to be repealed. we will be taking that up with congressman and dr. paul brown it has a diagnosis of his own next. ♪ as a business owner, i'm constan
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
to stay here until 6:00 tonight. planned parenthood plans to open this clinic in redwood city tomorrow afternoon. protesters say they are fighting that opening for several reasons. >> so we're very concerned about these three issues. you know, the lowering of our property values, our children being such young age and using their parents' consent, and the trouble i troubling plans. >> reporter: we did reach out to planned parenthood this morning. so far, we have not received a call back. reporting live in redwood city, maryann favro, nbc bay area news. >> thanks. >>> natural gas will be flowing through the pipeline that has been at the center of controversy in san carlos. it went offline at the beginning of october after people worried about the safety of that line in the wake of 2010 explosion in san bruno. pg&e plans to start service on the pipeline today but at a much lower pressure than the pipe was designed for. >>> police on the peninsula are investigating are crash that killed a pedestrian. it happened about 6:15 this morning near the highway 92 overpass in san mateo. a pedestria
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
snow in salt lake city through the day today. but then tomorrow morning, the snow fills in through the northern plains and then moves up into minneapolis and into the chicago area as well. watch what happens, though, by 10:00 p.m. on sunday, we are looking at snow in new york c y city, however, it is going to change over to rain as we go into sunday night and monday. for today, though, we do have several winter storm warnings and the higher elevation moving into the rockies through the day today. and we are going to see the threat possibly in aspen 9 to 12 inches of snow. i want to show you what happens as we go through the rest of the weekend. we are going to see some moderate amounts of snow through the northern plains and western great lakes as we go into tomorrow morning. then we are going to see some ice. perhaps a tenth of an inch to a quarter of an inch from ohio to virginia even raleigh, north carolina could have a coating of ice. sunday night and monday the snow accumulates with as much as nine inches of know? especially in new england. we will watch it throughout the wee
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
for rigging key benchmark interest rates today. the amount could be 11.7 billion euros. rbs, deutsche and citi are involved. the eu competition manager is expected to announce the fines at 11:30 cet and has warned banks it could be as much as 800 million euros for the each of the groups involved. we'll have coverage of that announcement in just over an hour. >>> the british government and zone unveiling plans to invest billions, but who is set to benefit? we'll discuss the spending spree. >> around 20 minutes. >>> meanwhile, wto ministers trying to solve sticking points. will they finally agree on a global trade agreement? we'll have the latest from bahli. >>> the u.s. labor market is showing signs of healing. we'll preview the adp and nonfarm numbers at 11:30 cet. >>> and we'll stay with the u.s. despite record black friday shoppers. analysts predict more price markdowns. if you have any thoughts or comments, please e-mail us that's where we stand with the news. let's bring you up to speed with global equities right now. we're just over an hour and ten minutes into the tra
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